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Selling Star Wars: Ronald Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative

Andrew L. Johns and Kenneth Osgood (eds)

in Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034669
eISBN:
9780813038742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034669.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Ronald Reagan's proposal, officially called the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), dramatically illustrates the power of a president to shape the public discourse on issues of war and peace. It ... More


Epilogue: Mainstreaming the Fringe

Bryan Hardin Thrift

in Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This epilogue considers Helms’s place in the conservative movement and the rise of the New Right during the 1970s and President Ronald Reagan’s first term. Mastering the chamber’s complex rules, he ... More


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